August weather forecast and climate
Providence, RI

The city of Providence, Rhode Island, reflected in the water
The city of Providence, Rhode Island, reflected in the water
August, the last month of the summer, in Providence, is another warm month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 79.9°F (26.6°C) and an average low of 63.9°F (17.7°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still moderately hot 79.9°F (26.6°C). In August, the average low-temperature is 63.9°F (17.7°C).

Humidity

In Providence, the average relative humidity is 76%.

Rainfall

In Providence, it is raining for 13 days, with typically 1.81" (46mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Providence, during the entire year, the rain falls for 144.3 days and collects up to 23.35" (593mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

June through October are months without snowfall.

Ocean temperature

The month with the warmest seawater is August, with an average ocean temperature of 69.3°F (20.7°C).
Note: For most, swimming in 69.3°F (20.7°C) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 69.8°F (21°C) to 59°F (15°C).

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 13.8h.

Sunshine

August has the most sunshine of the year in Providence, with an average of 10.5h of sunshine.

UV index

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Providence. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in August in Providence?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Providence, Rhode Island, is 79.9°F (26.6°C), while the average low-temperature is 63.9°F (17.7°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Providence?

The average relative humidity in August in Providence is 76%.

How many days does it rain in August in Providence?

In August, in Providence, the rain falls for 13 days. Throughout August, 1.81" (46mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Providence?

In Providence snow does not fall in June through October.

What month is the ocean warmest in Providence?

With an average ocean temperature of 69.3°F (20.7°C), August is the month with the warmest seawater in Providence, Rhode Island.

What is the ocean temperature in August in Providence?

In Providence, Rhode Island, the average seawater temperature in August is 69.3°F (20.7°C). Swimming in 69.3°F (20.7°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

What is the average length of the day in August in Providence?

The average length of the day in August in Providence, Rhode Island, is 13.8h.

What month has the most sunshine in Providence?

The month with the most sunshine in Providence is August, with an average of 10.5h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Providence have in August?

The average sunshine in August is 10.5h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Providence?

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Providence.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Providence?

In Providence, Rhode Island, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Providence, RI
  • Average high temperature in August: 79.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 63.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (23.5°F).

Average pressure in August - Providence, RI
  • Average pressure in August: 29.98"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.07").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93").

Average wind speed in August - Providence, RI
  • Average wind speed in August: 6.5mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February and March (9.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.5mph).

Average humidity in August - Providence, RI
  • Average humidity in August: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (72%).

Average rainfall in August - Providence, RI
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.81"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (2.4").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.06").

Average rainfall days in August - Providence, RI
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.8 days).

Average snowfall in August - Providence, RI
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.01").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in August - Providence, RI
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Providence, RI
  • Average sea temperature in August: 69.3°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (69.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (38.1°F).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Providence, RI
  • Average daylight in August: 13.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.5h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

Average sunshine days in August - Providence, RI
  • Average sunshine days in August: 15.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (18.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (13.2 days).

Average UV index in August - Providence, RI
  • Average UV index in August: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in August - Providence, RI
  • Average cloud cover in August: 31

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 31).

Average visibility in August - Providence, RI
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).